Announcements for April 29 – May 5, 2012

When the women disciples of the Lord learned from the angel the joyous message of Your resurrection and the abolition of the sentence imposed upon our forefathers, they boasted to the apostles: Death is overthrown!  Christ our God is risen, granting to the world great mercy!

Today: 8:30 am Matins; 9:30 am Divine Liturgy & Special Pot-luck Brunch

Tuesday: 6:00 Vespers

Thursday: 6:00 pm Vespers

Saturday: 3:30 pm Preparing for End-of-Life Issues Workshop; 6:00 pm Vespers & Panikhida

Sunday: 8:30 am Matins; 9:30 am Divine Liturgy & Brunch; Parish Council Meeting

Please note that next Saturday we’ll be holding a special gathering to present information and assistance concerning preparing for End-of-Life issues such as getting ready for death, funeral and cemetery arrangements; financial and legal considerations (including wills, bequests, etc.); theological, spiritual and liturgical elements and possible discussion of POLST and Advance Directives.

Looking Ahead:

Saturday, May 12: 3:00 pm Eritrean Cuisine Class

Sunday, May 13: Extraordinary Parish Meeting immediately following Liturgy — Agenda: Roll; Review of parish finances for 2012; Presentation and discussion of issues related to the parish hall roof and the narthex of the church; Vote on the direction to move relative to the above.